Art Therapy More Information
“The arts therapies are a form of psychotherapy utilising creative modalities, including visual art-making, drama, and dance/movement, within a therapeutic relationship to improve and inform physical, mental and emotional well-being.” …. “The arts therapies can help people to resolve conflicts, develop interpersonal skills, manage behaviour, reduce stress, increase self-esteem and achieve insight.” (ANZATA, 2018)
‘… while creativity is often an individual act, it is not the act of an individual in a void, but always performed within relational experiences.’ Creative Arts in Counseling and Mental Health (Neilson, King, Baker, 2016)
‘Art works in the brain by activating visual pathways, stimulating self-narratives and emotional expressions while reinforcing existing language, memory, socialization, and visuospatial abilities.’ Art therapy and clinical neuroscience (Galbraith, Subrin and Ross, 2008)
Your wellness and your meaning of art therapy is lead by you, with the attentiveness and support of an art therapist.